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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 85%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 65° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.27 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.2"946.51 miwest0° 04' 00.4"4.59 minorth946.33 mi
24 hours11° 33' 40.4"753.65 mieast1° 10' 36.0"80.94 minorth755.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San JuanThu 3:10 AM143 km89 miles77 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Charlotte AmalieThu 3:10 AM144 km89 miles78 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Road TownThu 3:10 AM151 km94 miles81 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cruz BayThu 3:10 AM151 km94 miles82 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaguasThu 3:10 AM162 km101 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PonceThu 3:10 AM215 km133 miles116 nmSouthwest SW
ChristianstedThu 3:10 AM215 km133 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MayagüezThu 3:10 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleyThu 3:10 AM287 km179 miles155 nmEast-southeast ESE
MarigotThu 3:10 AM295 km184 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
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